mope


mope

verb

Definition of MOPE

1
to move or act slowly <we were in a rush, and the Sunday driver in front of us was just moping along>
Related Words fiddle (around), fool around, mess around, monkey (around), play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle; hang (around or out), idle, loaf, loll, lounge; amble, ease, inch, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stagger, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up); filibuster, procrastinate, stall, temporize
2
to silently go about in a bad mood <she's been moping all weekend because her boyfriend hasn't called even once>
Synonyms grump, mope, pout
Related Words brood, dwell (on), mull (over), muse (over), ponder; frown, glower, lower (also lour), scowl; carry on, take on; pet

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